CareFusion Alaris PC unit (model 8015) with version 9.12 Keyboard Processor: Class I Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #87, August 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

CareFusion has reported that if the Alaris PC unit model 8015 voltage is 1.4 volts, rather than the 1.8 volts required for operation, the device could potentially experience a loss of communication between the PC Unit main Processor and Keyboard Processor. A device malfunction can result in the sudden unintended discontinuation of medications. When model 8015 experiences a communication error, the unit will display either a "SYSTEM ERROR" or "CHANNEL DISCONNECTED" error message.

Additional Information:

CareFusion Alaris PC unit (model 8015) with version 9.12 Keyboard Processor: Class I Recall. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. August 7, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm364339.htm


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